Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MOSCOW A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency's owner has confirmed.
MOSCOW Russia-focused fertilizer producer Eurochem plans to become a major potash market player by 2020 with a production capacity of 2 million tonnes, its Chief Financial Officer Andrey Ilyin told Reuters.
YEKATERINBURG/MOSCOW Lawmakers in Russia's fourth largest city Yekaterinburg voted to scrap direct mayoral elections on Tuesday, curtailing the political prospects of the incumbent who has been fiercely critical of the Kremlin and local authorities.
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, Russia Russian voters are set to propel Vladimir Putin to another term as president in an election on Sunday, giving him credit for standing up for Russia against Western governments that view him as a dangerous autocrat.
VERKHNAYA PYSHMA/YEKATERINBURG, Russia One thousand French goats have found a new home in Russia's Ural mountains as a local company bets on producing European-style cheeses no longer available for import.
The U.S. subsidiary of TMK, Russia's largest maker of steel pipes for the oil and gas industry, sees shipments next year returning to the levels of before the recent slump in oil prices, its chief executive told Reuters.
Oct 30 The U.S. subsidiary of TMK, Russia's largest maker of steel pipes for the oil and gas industry, sees shipments next year returning to the levels of before the recent slump in oil prices, its chief executive told Reuters.
YEKATERINBURG, Russia A Russian court on Thursday gave a suspended three and a half year jail sentence to a blogger who was detained after he played the Pokemon Go video game inside a Russian Orthodox church last year.
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, Russia Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. | Video
MIASS, Russia In Russia's industrial heartland, people are finding ways to cope with an economic crisis that has stretched household budgets to breaking point.